Scott Hynes Joins ECS As Group Manager

Square graphic with a headshot of Scott Hynes in the lower right corner and ECS logo with Scott's title.ECS Group of Companies (ECS) announces Scott Hynes joins the firm as a Group Manager in our Columbus, OH, office. Hynes brings 29 years of experience in geotechnical and construction materials.

He has worked on many private and public projects throughout the local market. This extensive background provides our Columbus office with a significant competitive edge.

In this role, Hynes is responsible for geotechnical and construction materials testing, business development and managing personnel within the Columbus office. He’s also responsible for reviewing and issuing geotechnical and construction materials testing reports and certifications and overseeing construction materials testing projects.

“Columbus is a growing market,” said Hynes. “It provides a great opportunity to expand ECS’ presence in the Midwest.”

A Youngstown, OH, native, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Geology from Youngstown State University.


About ECS

ECS Group of Companies (ECS) was founded in 1988 with the goal to raise the standards of professional engineering consulting. Today, we are a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental and facilities consulting services. We are employee-owned with more than 2,500 employees in 80+ offices and testing facilities across the United States. ECS is currently ranked #61 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2023), #131 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2023) and #2 in Zweig Group Hot Firms (Zweig, June 2023). For additional information about ECS, visit:

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